Bergamot Mint Essential Oil
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Bergamot Mint Essential Oil

Bergamot Mint Essential Oil (Mentha Citrata), also known as Eau-de-cologne Mint, Horsemint, Lemon Mint, Lime Mint, Orange Mint, Pineapple Mint, Su Nanesi, Water Mint, Wild Water Mint and Yerba Buena. Steam distilled from the flowering plant, producing an essential oil of exceptional quality with a minty, herbaceous citrus fragrance.

Contains linalool and linalyl acetate giving similar properties to lavender. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties making it good for use in lotions meant for soothing irritated skin. In aromatherapy, it is considered calming and uplifting without sedative effects.

Caution: Avoid while pregnant. Can cause skin irritation.

Origin: USA
Botanical names: Mentha citrata (syn. Mentha × piperita L. var. citrata, Mentha aquatica var. citrata, Mentha odorata Sole, Mentha adspersa Moench)

Essential Oils are useful in the practice of aromatherapy. Essential oil is not actually an “oil” in the traditional sense of the word. Essential Oils are all natural products derived from the plant (bark, flower, fruit, leaves, root). They can deliver positive benefits to the body. Benefits of essential oil include soothing, calming, stimulating, refreshing, centering, and warming to the system. They are sourced from all over the world and are in their purest state, they are extremely potent, and should never be used directly on the skin, as the essential oil may cause irritation.

Listing is for one ounce in a glass amber bottle with dropper

Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skin care provider.

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